GERO 0101 - Introduction to Gerontology

Credits: 3

This is an introduction to the societal and cultural factors which impact aging individuals. The course explains the interrelatedness of social, psychological, and physical aging. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, societal and biological theories of aging, societal and individual consequences of demographic changes in an aging society, current issues in social gerontology, and the process of aging itself.

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